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War of the Worlds: American Experience

War of the Worlds: American Experience

Orson Welles' 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast and the mass hysteria it caused are explored. [56 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

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Program Description: Discover the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America's past and present. Television's most-watched history series, acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, has been honored with every major broadcast award.

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